Human rights groups point that confessions were extracted under torture and the alleged crime was committed when the convict was 17, a minor.
The men were accused of starting fires in Syria that killed at least three people and damaged 370 homes in September of last year.
Even though a moratorium on capital punishement had been in place since 2003, courts in the Central Asian country had continued to sentence convicts to death in exceptional circumstances.
Ruhollah Zam was hanged early on Saturday morning after a court found him guilty of, “corruption on Earth.”
Human Rights defenders say 'grossly unfair trials' have become the norm since the 2013 military coup against a democratically-elected government.
Once a Sahwa leader and a trusted aide of the royal family, Salman al Odah could face the death penalty on terrorism-related charges.
Amnesty International says 2018 saw a dramatic decrease in the number executions across the globe, but named the five countries that killed the most last year.
The island nation is interviewing candidates for two positions amid requests by rights activists not to bring back capital punishment to fight Philippines-inspired war on drugs.
The death sentences were carried out despite calls by international human rights organisation to halt the executions.
Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, nearly all for heroin smuggling, according to the study by Justice Project Pakistan and Human Rights Watch.
The World Court said there was a risk of irreparable prejudice to the rights claimed by India if Kulbhushan Jadhav was executed before India's further arguments were heard.
Indonesia resists diplomatic pressure for mercy, plans to hold executions on Friday.
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